Counting Blue-throated Macaws In Bolivia

David R. Waugh


The Blue-throated Macaw, a species found only in north-east Bolivia, is listed in the IUCN (international Union for the Conservation of Nature) Red List of Threatened Species as ''Critically Endangered''. THe wild population has been drastically reduced in the past by capture for trade, destruction of habitat from cattle ranching, and occasional shooting to obtain feathers for traditional headdresses.

Since 1995, the Loro Parque Fundacion together with its Bolivian partner, Asociacion Armonia, has undertaken a range of actions for the conservation of....

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